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Stream youtube videos
Streams youtube-dl video to mplayer. Usage: syt 'youtube.com/link' 'anotherlinkto.video' Uses mplayer controls

View network activity of any application or user in realtime
The "-r 2" option puts lsof in repeat mode, with updates every 2 seconds. (Ctrl -c quits) The "-p" option is used to specify the application PID you want to monitor. The "-u' option can be used to keep an eye on a users network activity. "lsof -r 2 -u username -i -a"

Beep siren
Infinitely plays beeps with sinusoidally changing sound frequency. Ideal for alarm on an event.

get all Google ipv4 subnets for a iptables firewall for example

Exit mc with 2 keystrokes
For those who like to hit instead of typing "exit" to leave the shell and find it annoying that it doesn't work in Midnight Commander, just press to switch to the subshell and now you can leave with

Create iso image of cd/dvd

Press a key automatically
Press a key automatically via xvkbd.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Find your graphics chipset
Displays only the VGA adapter/chipset being used for the graphics. In this case, it gave me the "M22" and "Mobility Radeon x300" that I needed to research a graphics issue I was having.

get delicious bookmarks on your shell (text version :-))
a variation of avi4now's command - thanks by the way!


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